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Thursday is my 4 hours of Freedom

:Clap-Hands: I usually love Thursdays and today was good. Hanna our paid caregiver comes at 11:00 am and stays til 3:00 pm. Today I went to an AA meeting and got there about 11:20. I was able to visit with many of the people that I have come to know over the past three years. Many of the AA members at this particular meeting, go every day M-Friday, so they know each other a lot better than I do. Sometimes I am able to go twice a week. I am not a shy person by any means, but I have been rather r

Mary Jo

Mary Jo

So Many Things On My Mind Today

:head_hurts: Today is Tuesday. I love Tuesday, it makes me feel like I can start the week. The gardeners come on Tuesdays. I feel lucky to be able to have them. After Bill's stroke, the kids & I took turns or helped each other with the yard work. Bill & I always kept the yards looking beautiful. They still look very manicured. Bill & I worked together for over 30 years and planted every shrub and tree here. I miss those times so much. Those were some of our best times. Now I can't e

Mary Jo

Mary Jo

Caregivers & Alcoholics

:chat: This is the way I felt when I was at my Mom's with my sisters last week. We hadn't all been together for over a year. We told all the same old stories of childhood that always make my Mom laugh. It was a sad time, but we chose laughter over tears.   I haven't quite decided what this Blog will be yet. I am just going to write and it will take it's own form.   On Easter Sunday I took Bill to his parents home. I wasn't really invited. It is an odd situation when his family has been in

Mary Jo

Mary Jo

Yesterday Moonshine, Tonight a Shining Star

Yesterday I made my first entry. I didn't follow my instructions from Asha very closely. I wrote again and tried to remember everything I wrote and made the same mistake and lost my writings. It was an important day for my husband and I. I saw a ray of sunshine and together we saw "Moonshine." I may write again about yesterday, another day.   Today is another day. I rcv'd that dreaded call of death. My Mom's husband Wally died at 4:00 pmtoday. He was a very good man. He was a wonderful hus

Mary Jo

Mary Jo